Corpus ID: 134055269

Notes on the early stages of Zethera musides (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae).

  title={Notes on the early stages of Zethera musides (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae).},
  author={K. Wolfe},
  • K. Wolfe
  • Published 1996
  • Geography
  • The juvenile biology of laboratory-reared Zethera musides Semper is briefly presented from eggs laid by a confined female in Negros, Philippines. Oviposition was on a bamboo, with Arundinaria pygmaea (Poaceae) used as a substitute foodplant. The final-instar caterpillar is illustrated in color, the first time that an immature stage of any Zethera has been depicted, as are the nonconsumed exuviae and an unpinned voucher male. The larva and pupa are very similar to Penthema, with the same being… CONTINUE READING
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